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26 Dec 2019 | 04:46 AM UTC

Russia: Road closures expected in Moscow December 28-January 6 2020

Travel disruption expected in Moscow due to planned road closures December 28–January 6 2020; localized transportation disruption expected



Several roads in the capital Moscow will be closed to traffic from 02:00 (local time) on Saturday, December 28, to 22:00 on Monday, January 6, 2020, due to planned New Year's Eve events in the capital. The following roads will be impacted:

-Tverskaya Street

-Mokhovaya Street

-Okhotny Ryad Street

-Teatralny Proyezd Street

Additional roads, transport routes, and car park closures are possible across the city during the abovementionned period.

Traffic disruption along with a heightened security presence are expected in the capital.


Individuals in Moscow are advised to monitor the situation, allow ample travel time, anticipate an increased demand for alternative means of transport, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.